Firefighters say this type of pre-engineered wood or timber is more likely to collapse quickly during a fire
Money will be doled out in amounts ranging from $28,000 to $1.3 million.
Falling costs of panels and installation plus federal tax credits making widespread use a possibility.
Department's focus shifting away from stemming foreclosures
Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units.
New paints mean green standards for low VOC emissions.
Freddie Mac economists expect that the construction of 440,000 units annually will be needed to meet apartment demand over the next 10 years due to the decline in household formation.
Reporting is now required for all employee fatalities and hospitalizations rather than just groups of three or more.
Improper documentation will cost unlicensed contractors $2,000 per incident
Two years later, more than 20,000 applicants are still waiting to have their homes rebuilt.